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Lexicon :: Strong's G1377 - diōkō

διώκω
Transliteration
diōkō
Pronunciation
dē-ō'-kō (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb dio (to flee; cf the base of δειλός (G1169) and διάκονος (G1249))
Dictionary Aids

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TDNT Reference: 2:229,177

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strongs G1377 in the following manner: persecute (28x), follow after (6x), follow (4x), suffer persecution (3x), miscellaneous (3x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to make to run or flee, put to flight, drive away

  2. to run swiftly in order to catch a person or thing, to run after

    1. to press on: figuratively of one who in a race runs swiftly to reach the goal

    2. to pursue (in a hostile manner)

  3. in any way whatever to harass, trouble, molest one

    1. to persecute

    2. to be mistreated, suffer persecution on account of something

  4. without the idea of hostility, to run after, follow after: someone

  5. metaph., to pursue

    1. to seek after eagerly, earnestly endeavour to acquire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διώκω diṓkō, dee-o'-ko; a prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω díō (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication, to persecute:—ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon [?]

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G1377 matches the Greek διώκω (diōkō),
which occurs 49 times in 43 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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Blessed are they which are persecuted G1377 for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute G1377 you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

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Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they G1377 the prophets which were before you.

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But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute G1377 you;

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But when they persecute G1377 you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.

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Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute G1377 them from city to city:

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And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow G1377 them.

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But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute G1377 you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

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And therefore did G1377 the Jews persecute G1377 Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

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Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted G1377 me, they will G1377 also persecute G1377 you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

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Which of the prophets have G1377 not your fathers persecuted? G1377 and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:

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And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou G1377 me?

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And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: G1377 it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

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And I persecuted G1377 this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.

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And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou G1377 me?

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And I answered, Who art thou, Lord? And he said unto me, I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou persecutest. G1377

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And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted G1377 them even unto strange cities.

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And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou G1377 me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

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And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. G1377

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What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed G1377 not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.

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But Israel, which followed G1377 after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

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Distributing to the necessity of saints; given G1377 to hospitality.

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Bless them which persecute G1377 you: bless, and curse not.

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Let us G1377 therefore follow after G1377 the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

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And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, G1377 we suffer it:

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Follow G1377 after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.

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For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted G1377 the church of God.

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Persecuted, G1377 but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

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For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted G1377 the church of God, and wasted it:

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But they had heard only, That he which persecuted G1377 us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.

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But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted G1377 him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.

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And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I G1377 yet suffer persecution? G1377 then is the offence of the cross ceased.

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As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution G1377 for the cross of Christ.

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Concerning zeal, persecuting G1377 the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

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Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, G1377 if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

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I press G1377 toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

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See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow G1377 that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

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But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after G1377 righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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Flee also youthful lusts: but follow G1377 righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. G1377

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Follow G1377 peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

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Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue G1377 it.

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And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted G1377 the woman which brought forth the man child.
 
 
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